Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 31st July 2018

Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam

Dear Readers, we are providing to you Word List from The Newspaper to improve your word power. It will help you to enhance your word power as well as you can understand the correct usage of the word. Your reading habit can make all the difference. If you are not able to read a newspaper for Teaching Exam. We will post important words every day from editorial section.

1.Umbilical-relating to or affecting the navel or umbilical cord.
Example: “to which I am always tied through my umbilical cord.”
Synonym: basic,essential,fundamental,cardinal

2.Eulogy-a speech or piece of writing that praises someone or something highly, especially a tribute to someone who has just died. "a eulogy to the Queen Mother"
Synonyms: accolade, speech of praise, panegyric, paean, encomium, tribute, testimonial,

3.Assuage
Meaning: make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.
Synonym: relieve, ease, alleviate, soothe, mitigate
Antonym: aggravate
Sentence: "the letter assuaged the fears of most members"

4.Approbation
Meaning: approval or praise.
Synonym: approval, acceptance, assent, endorsement, encouragement, recognition, appreciation,
Sentence: "a term of approbation"

5.Anodyne
Meaning: not likely to cause offence or disagreement and somewhat dull.
Synonym: inoffensive, innocuous, neutral, unobjectionable, unexceptionable, unremarkable,
Sentence: "anodyne music"

6.Dichotomy
Meaning: a division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different.
Synonym: division, separation, divorce, split, gulf, chasm;
Sentence: "a rigid dichotomy between science and mysticism"

7.Dolorous
Meaning: feeling or expressing great sorrow or distress.
Synonym: grieving, heartbroken, lamentable, lugubrious, plaintive, plangent,
Antonym: delighted, exulting, glorying, happy, joyful, rejoicing, triumphant;
Sentence: "a dolorous and repetitive tale of atrocity"

8.Fusillade
Meaning: a series of shots fired or missiles thrown all at the same time or in quick succession.
Synonym: salvo, volley, barrage, bombardment, cannonade,
Sentence: "marchers had to dodge a fusillade of missiles"

9.Flippancy
Meaning: lack of respect or seriousness; frivolousness.
Synonym: frivolousness, levity, superficiality, shallowness
Sentence: "she was infuriated by his careless flippancy"

10.Harbinger
Meaning: a person or thing that announces or signals the approach of another.
Synonym: herald, sign, indicator, indication, signal, prelude, portent, omen, augury, forewarning,
Sentence: "witch hazels are the harbingers of spring"

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